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Listed here are the upcoming publications scheduled in our Delivery Programme for the year.

    Working with complexity: Evidence Review (2017)

    Published: Nov 2017

    Working with complexity: Evidence Review (2017)

    Adult social care practitioners are often working with people who have complex lives and are doing so in a similarly complex policy context.

    This resource will provide a succinct overview of the key theories, frameworks and tools in order to enhance knowledge and skills when it comes to working with complexity and support evidence-informed practice.

    Aimed at: Frontline practitioners, managers, learning and development teams, Higher Education Institutes, senior leaders.

    Reducing hospital admissions for older people: Strategic Briefing

    Published: Oct 2017

    Reducing hospital admissions for older people: Strategic Briefing

    This briefing explores how services can adopt strengths-based approaches when working with older people, to reduce the need for hospital admissions. It also builds an understanding of how preventable factors, such as loneliness, contribute to hospital admissions.

    Case studies are used throughout, to demonstrate how local areas have used these approaches successfully in practice.

    Aimed at: Senior managers, service leads and commissioners.

    What is…the role of social care services in supporting adults who have experienced sexual exploitation? Customer Guide

    Published: Oct 2017

    What is…the role of social care services in supporting adults who have experienced sexual exploitation? Customer Guide

    This Customer Guide provides a clear and concise overview of the roles and responsibilities of social care services around the sexual exploitation of adults. Written for use by individuals accessing adult social care and their carers, it outlines what to expect of services and professionals in this area of work.

    Aimed at: People accessing services, families and carers.

    Family group conferencing with adults: Frontline Briefing

    Published: Oct 2017

    Family group conferencing with adults: Frontline Briefing

    An adult family group conference is a facilitated decision-making meeting, which aims to help the individual and/or family find solutions to problems.

    This briefing provides a guide to approaches in family group conferencing with adults.

    Aimed at: All those involved in adult family group conferences, including senior leaders, managers and coordinators already running or looking to set up a family group conference service for adults.